Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for ExtraGive

You can take your ExtraGive success to new heights on November 19 by leveraging your board members and their passion for your cause! Organizations with engaged board members raise approximately 2-3 times more than those that don’t involve their board in the planning process. This not only helps you raise more on ExtraGive, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for ExtraGive? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a ExtraGive Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your ExtraGive goals
  3. Share regular updates throughout the planning process
  4. Provide your board members with clear opportunities and steps to help your organization reach its ExtraGive goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on ExtraGive
  6. On ExtraGive update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on ExtraGive with matching funds, social sharing, and promotion of your participation with their networks
  8. Invite your board members to attend an in-person event during ExtraGive
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your ExtraGive donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on ExtraGive and celebrate a job well done

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members